The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 138 132 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 19.91% 15.37% 21.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 64.79% 58.67% 62.87%
Number of salaries quoted 125 118 191
Average salary £40,000 £31,424 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.29% -10.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,875 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +3.66%
SQL Server
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
213 225 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 30.74% 26.19% 34.53%
Number of salaries quoted 187 203 304
Average salary £40,000 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Southampton region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Southampton

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Southampton

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 198 (63.46%) .NET
2 167 (53.53%) C#
3 137 (43.91%) SQL
4 126 (40.38%) ASP.NET
5 125 (40.06%) JavaScript
6 122 (39.10%) Agile Software Development
7 117 (37.50%) Windows
8 112 (35.90%) HTML
9 109 (34.94%) Microsoft
10 105 (33.65%) MVC
11 84 (26.92%) CSS
12 79 (25.32%) Software Engineering
13 76 (24.36%) MS Excel
14 74 (23.72%) Degree
15 59 (18.91%) XML
16 58 (18.59%) ASP.NET MVC
17 56 (17.95%) Oracle
18 54 (17.31%) Retail
19 52 (16.67%) Java
20 48 (15.38%) WCF
21 45 (14.42%) Moq
21 45 (14.42%) T-SQL
22 42 (13.46%) SQL Server 2008
23 41 (13.14%) TDD
23 41 (13.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 41 (13.14%) .NET Framework
24 40 (12.82%) Multithreading
25 39 (12.50%) OOD
25 39 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 37 (11.86%) C++

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (5.45%) Tomcat
2 13 (4.17%) NetWeaver
3 12 (3.85%) CMS
4 11 (3.53%) IIS
5 4 (1.28%) EPiServer CMS
5 4 (1.28%) Node.js
6 3 (0.96%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 76 (24.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.28%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Tesseract
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.32%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (11.22%) CTI
2 33 (10.58%) TCP/IP
3 27 (8.65%) Network Security
4 17 (5.45%) Broadband
5 14 (4.49%) SAN
6 13 (4.17%) NAS
7 6 (1.92%) Internet
8 5 (1.60%) DNS
9 4 (1.28%) HTTP
10 3 (0.96%) SSL
11 2 (0.64%) LAN
11 2 (0.64%) WAN
12 1 (0.32%) VPN
12 1 (0.32%) Firewall
12 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.32%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (13.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 41 (13.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 39 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (10.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 30 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (7.37%) Relational Database
7 15 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (3.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 8 (2.56%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.60%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (1.60%) DTS
12 4 (1.28%) MySQL
12 4 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.28%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.28%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.96%) OLAP
14 2 (0.64%) OLAP Cube
14 2 (0.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 45 (14.42%) Moq
2 35 (11.22%) NUnit
3 34 (10.90%) Visual Studio
4 22 (7.05%) Eclipse
5 19 (6.09%) Git (software)
6 13 (4.17%) MSTest
6 13 (4.17%) JIRA
7 12 (3.85%) Rhino Mocks
7 12 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (1.92%) TeamCity
8 6 (1.92%) Subversion
9 5 (1.60%) JUnit
10 4 (1.28%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.96%) ERwin
11 3 (0.96%) HP UFT
12 1 (0.32%) Eclipse RCP
12 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 54 (17.31%) Retail
2 21 (6.73%) Finance
3 8 (2.56%) Legal
4 6 (1.92%) Games
5 5 (1.60%) Local Government
5 5 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 183 (58.65%) Developer
2 59 (18.91%) .NET Developer
3 45 (14.42%) Software Developer
4 42 (13.46%) C# Developer
5 41 (13.14%) Senior Developer
6 35 (11.22%) Junior
7 27 (8.65%) Web Developer
8 26 (8.33%) Junior Developer
9 25 (8.01%) Graduate
10 23 (7.37%) Applications Developer
10 23 (7.37%) DBA
11 22 (7.05%) Java Developer
12 21 (6.73%) Software Engineer
12 21 (6.73%) Graduate Developer
12 21 (6.73%) C# .NET Developer
13 20 (6.41%) Administrator
14 18 (5.77%) Junior Web Developer
14 18 (5.77%) Senior C# Developer
14 18 (5.77%) Web Applications Developer
14 18 (5.77%) Junior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (63.46%) .NET
2 126 (40.38%) ASP.NET
3 112 (35.90%) HTML
4 84 (26.92%) CSS
5 59 (18.91%) XML
6 58 (18.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 48 (15.38%) WCF
8 41 (13.14%) .NET Framework
9 37 (11.86%) jQuery
10 33 (10.58%) SOAP
11 28 (8.97%) REST
12 26 (8.33%) AngularJS
13 25 (8.01%) COM
14 23 (7.37%) Web Services
14 23 (7.37%) WPF
15 21 (6.73%) LINQ
15 21 (6.73%) NHibernate
15 21 (6.73%) WinForms
16 20 (6.41%) Ajax
16 20 (6.41%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 21 (6.73%) Computer Science
3 20 (6.41%) Clustering
4 19 (6.09%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (5.13%) Replication
6 13 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
6 13 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.24%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.60%) User Experience
8 5 (1.60%) Statistics
8 5 (1.60%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.28%) Life Science
10 3 (0.96%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.96%) EPoS
10 3 (0.96%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.96%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.64%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.32%) NHS
12 1 (0.32%) Social Network
12 1 (0.32%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 117 (37.50%) Windows
2 34 (10.90%) UNIX
3 22 (7.05%) Linux
4 10 (3.21%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.24%) Windows Phone
6 5 (1.60%) Android
7 4 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.28%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (39.10%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (33.65%) MVC
3 79 (25.32%) Software Engineering
4 41 (13.14%) TDD
5 40 (12.82%) Multithreading
6 39 (12.50%) OOD
7 36 (11.54%) SDLC
8 34 (10.90%) Scrum
9 31 (9.94%) OO
10 28 (8.97%) E-Commerce
10 28 (8.97%) Project Management
11 25 (8.01%) Dependency Injection
11 25 (8.01%) Web Application Development
11 25 (8.01%) Performance Tuning
12 24 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (7.05%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (6.09%) Software Testing
15 18 (5.77%) Domain-Driven Design
16 17 (5.45%) MVVM
16 17 (5.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 167 (53.53%) C#
2 137 (43.91%) SQL
3 125 (40.06%) JavaScript
4 52 (16.67%) Java
5 45 (14.42%) T-SQL
6 37 (11.86%) C++
7 21 (6.73%) PHP
8 18 (5.77%) PL/SQL
9 16 (5.13%) VB
10 13 (4.17%) VB.NET
11 12 (3.85%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.60%) Python
13 4 (1.28%) Perl
14 2 (0.64%) C
15 1 (0.32%) PHP5
15 1 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 74 (23.72%) Degree
2 14 (4.49%) ISEB
2 14 (4.49%) ISTQB
3 3 (0.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.94%) QA
2 7 (2.24%) SLA
3 6 (1.92%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.96%) HL7
5 2 (0.64%) WCAG
5 2 (0.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (8.97%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.28%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 109 (34.94%) Microsoft
2 56 (17.95%) Oracle
3 10 (3.21%) VMware
4 9 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (2.56%) SAP
6 7 (2.24%) Citrix
6 7 (2.24%) EPiServer
7 5 (1.60%) Telerik
8 4 (1.28%) Capita
8 4 (1.28%) HP
9 3 (0.96%) Cognos
9 3 (0.96%) Tableau
10 2 (0.64%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.64%) Cisco
11 1 (0.32%) Pegasus
11 1 (0.32%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.32%) Acronis
11 1 (0.32%) Facebook
11 1 (0.32%) Twitter
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